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Chambers of Steven Kay QC

Chambers of Steven Kay QC
9 Bedford Row
London WC1R 4AZ

Low Cost Access to Justice

London 3rd February 2020 - Gary Summers, a UK barrister at 9 Bedford Row chambers, has launched his Resolution practice model promoting low cost access to justice in the Commercial Court.

His pioneering "Resolution" practice model promotes low cost access to justice in Commercial Court/Chancery Division cases where million-pound cost budgets have become entry barriers to litigants.

The service is affordable because clients instruct counsel directly without going through a solicitor and pay fees on easy monthly terms by a retainer spread over the life of the case. The Resolution direct access model means that hourly rates can be up to half those charged by a typical City/West End law firm.

The model replicates two pilot cases undertaken by Gary in 2019 and aims to promote access to justice using Counsel’s license...

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